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Rory Rothman, associate provost for student life, is retiring from Ithaca College. Rothman joined the college in 1984 as the coordinator of Housing Services for Residential Life.

Q&A: Associate provost to retire after 34 years

By Meredith Burke April 11, 2018
Staff Writer Meredith Burke spoke to Rothman about his career at the college, how his positions impacted him and his future plans.
Auburn University students chant and hold signs in protest of an appearance by white  nationalist Richard Spencer, who spoke on campus April 18 in Auburn, Alabama.

Colleges prepare policies for controversial speakers

By Zoë Freer-Hessler, Assistant Proof Reader September 21, 2017
Colleges around the country have been facing protests and riots when they scheduled right-wing speakers with opinions that differ from those of the college’s students.
From left: Benjamin Rifkin, former provost and vice president for educational affairs at Ithaca College; President Tom Rochon; and Gerald Hector, former vice president for finance and administration, observe a student protest Dec. 11 at Free Speech Rock. All three administrators pictured have since announced they are stepping down from their respective positions at the college.

Administrative departures create uncertainty for academic year

By Sophia Tulp, News Editor August 25, 2016
Ithaca College's senior leadership has seen a significant number of administrative departures, leaving the college with uncertainty about what will be accomplished throughout the remainder of his tenure.
In an email sent to the campus community April 25, Rosanna Ferro, former vice president for Student Affairs and Campus Life, reminded students to act with caution and care when celebrating to ensure the health and safety of the community. One celebration, Kendall Day, is a tradition started in 2008 by students.

Kendall Day: A tradition for Ithaca College students continues

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer May 3, 2016
In the backyard of 164 Kendall Ave., crowds of Ithaca College students gathered from neighboring houses in May 2008. There was an endless number of kegs and people — a perfect way to celebrate the semester’s close. Kendall Day was born.
One year later, some concerns remain about CAPS

One year later, some concerns remain about CAPS

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer April 29, 2016
In Spring 2015, many students needing services at the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services had to wait two to three weeks to see a counselor. A year later, the wait time has diminished, yet students still have concerns in other areas.
Reports of Ithaca College students at risk jump dramatically

Reports of Ithaca College students at risk jump dramatically

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
Ithaca College has seen a dramatic increase in the number of students who were reported to be “at risk” over the past five years.
SGA e-board members Evan Layne, Kyle James and Dom Recckio at the Aug. 31 meeting with Lima Hossain and Marieme Foote in the front row.

Student Government Association outlines plans for new year

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer September 2, 2015
The new Ithaca College Student Government Association executive board is introducing a host of initiatives, including a push to create a student “bill of rights.”
Deborah Harper, the director of the Office of Counseling and Wellness attended the Faculty Council meeting on Dec. 2 seeking additional resources.

Counseling office seeks more resources from Faculty Council

By Ramya Vijayagopal, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2014
Deborah Harper of the Office of Counseling and Wellness attended the Faculty Council meeting on Dec. 2, seeking more resources citing an unprecedented increase in demand.

Ithaca College administrative changes for the 2014–15 academic year

August 27, 2014
This summer saw several top administrators at Ithaca College leave their positions and be replaced by new recruits.
From left, President Tom Rochon and Nancy Pringle, vice president and general counsel, attend the Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce meeting.

SGA task force meets to discuss microaggressions

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer April 30, 2014
Students, faculty, staff and administration attended a presentation hosted by the Ithaca College Student Government Association about the ongoing issue of microaggressions on campus April 25 in Textor 102 — the third of its kind and the first that administrators have attended.
Students, faculty and staff gathered on Dec. 3 for a candlelight vigil following a fatal car accident.

College gathers to mourn accident victim

By Noreyana Fernando, News Editor December 4, 2013
More than 100 members of the campus community attended a vigil held Dec. 3 in Muller Chapel in memory of Ithaca College junior Michael Clark.

It’s good to know: IC administration

By The Ithacan August 29, 2012
This interactive feature introduces and provides some little known facts about the college's administrators.
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